At present no image of this war memorial is available for online display. If you have a photograph of this war memorial, please send it to memorials@iwm.org.uk for inclusion on the Register. The image will be credited to yourself and free for reuse for non-commercial purposes by others under the IWM Non Commercial Licence.

Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Reading
Town
Reading
County
Berkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), VC or GC Recipients
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
55197
Current location

Brock Barracks
Oxford Road
Reading
Reading
Berkshire
RG30 1HW
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 69340 73749
Denomination: Undefined

View location on Google Maps
Description
Stone tablet mounted on brick wall. Engravings of regimental badge and the Victoria Cross.
Inscription
COMMEMORATING/ 1300 PRIVATE/ F.W.O.POTTS VC/ BERKSHIRE YEOMANRY/1882 - 1943/ 21ST AUG. 1915 FOR MOST/ CONSPICUOUS AND/ DEVOTION TO A WOUNDED/ COMRADE HILL 70 GALLIPOLI/ 1992
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Potts, F W O
See details
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,forename,additional,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
  • VC or GC Recipients
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,forename,additional,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

This information is made available under a Creative Commons BY-NC licence.

This means you may reuse it for non-commercial purposes only and must attribute it to us using the following statement:

© WMR-55197

For queries, please contact memorials@iwm.org.uk.